Lockwood is currently working eight to 10 hours a day, five days a week with his team of six workers, but says that he would really like to be working with 10 or more people. Lockwood said that a lot of his typical workers quit due to stimulus checks and other pandemic related support from the government.
Jimmy John’s Delivery Driver Lucas Jackson said that the construction of the bridge has uniquely impacted him and the business. Jimmy John’s slogan is “freaky fast, freaky fresh,” Jackson said. The construction almost doubles the delivery time to places on the other side of the bridge and backs orders up for the rest of the night, Jackson said.
As Thanksgiving approaches, the team has several major aspects of the bridge they are looking to complete, Lockwood said. The biggest of which is the setting of the beams of the bridge, which the team plans to place on Nov. 22, 2021. From there, the team can begin pouring the deck of the bridge, bringing it closer to completion and becoming driveable.